Deputy Ward Manager/Charge Nurse

An excellent new job opportunity has arisen for a committed Deputy Ward Manager/Charge Nurse to work in an exceptional mental health service based in the Blackburn, Lancashire area.

You will be working for one of UK's leading health care providers

This special mental health service caters to the treatment needs of male patients with a mental illness and/or personality disorder, maximising their opportunity for recovery, rehabilitation and independent living


*To be considered for this position you must be qualified as an Registered Nurse with a current active NMC Pin



As the Deputy Ward Manager/Charge Nurse your key responsibilities include:

  • Being a clear leader for the nursing team on the ward and managing shifts

  • Deputising for the Ward Manager providing cover and assisting with the day to day management of the ward and team

  • Providing high quality care and leading by example to junior staff

  • Developing therapeutic relationships to optimise patient engagement

  • Following all codes of conduct, standards and legislation, respecting the rights of others and promoting ethical practice

  • Contributing to patient assessments, compiling a plan of care alongside the individual, and monitoring patient progress

  • Mentoring, supporting and supervising student nurses and other members of the team

  • Promoting professional development within the team

  • Carrying out sit coordination duties when required

The following skills and experience would be preferred and beneficial for the role:

  • At least 3 years post registration experience

  • The ability to assess and teach junior staff

  • A proven ability to co-ordinate care, prioritise tasks and manage health & safety issues

  • The drive to learn and develop

  • A commitment to patient-centred care and to values-based and evidence-based practice

The successful Deputy Ward Manager/Charge Nurse will receive an excellent salary of £41,475 - £44,648 per annum.

This exciting position is a Full Time role working 37.5 hours a week.

In return for your hard work and commitment you will receive the following generous benefits:


*£5,000 Welcome Bonus



  • Free on-site parking

  • Supplemented meals

  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays

  • Birthday Holiday - your birthday as an extra day annual leave

  • Enhanced maternity pay

  • Contributory pension scheme

  • Flexible benefits including reduced rates and access to new schemes including gym membership, IT technology (laptops/tablets/smartphones) and private healthcare

  • Access to development opportunities

  • Sponsorship of professional qualifications through our Individual Professional Development (IPD) panel

  • Leadership & management development

  • Long service award

  • Refer friend bonuses

  • Relocation support (including payment for accommodation or moving costs) up to £3000 (Terms apply)

Reference ID: 6206

To apply for this fantastic job role, please call on 0121 638 0567 or send your CV

  • Start: ASAP
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Rate: £41475 - £44648 per annum + £5,000 Welcome Bonus
  • Location: Blackburn, England
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Medical
  • Recruiter: Jupiter Recruitment
  • Contact: Mohammed Sakib
  • Email: to view click here
  • Posted: 2023-08-23 10:57:15 -

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